Robert Griffin III named NCAA Football 13 Cover Athlete

EA today announced Robert Griffin III, former Baylor University quarterback, will be featured on the cover of NCAA Football 13.  RG3 will be featured on the cover of this year's title along with a fellow past Heisman Trophy winner which will be based on a fan vote.

Beginning March 12, fans can log on to the EA Sports NCAA Football Facebook page to vote for one of eight Heisman Trophy winners to join Griffin III on the cover of NCAA Football 13. 

NCAA Football 13 cover

The candidates include former University of Southern California running back Marcus Allen, former Boston College quarterback Doug Flutie, former The Ohio State University running back Eddie George, former The University of Michigan wide receiver Desmond Howard, former Oklahoma State University running back Barry Sanders, former University of Georgia running back Herschel Walker, former Florida State University quarterback Charlie Ward and former University of Houston quarterback Andre Ware.

Robert Griffin III, who is the first student-athlete from Baylor to win the Heisman Trophy, also won the Davey O'Brien Award and was named the Associated Press College Football Player for the Year in 2011.  Last year, Griffin III completed 72.4% of his passes while amassing 4,293 yards and 37 touchdowns to just 6 interceptions.

NCAA Football 13 is set to hit store shelves on Tuesday, July 10th for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.